BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT UNIVERSITY AND FACULTY
With almost 18 000 students BUT is now the second largest university in Brno. At present BUT comprises eight faculties: They include Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication, and Architecture. Thanks to the establishment of the Faculty of Business and Management, Faculty of Fine Arts, re-establishment of the Faculty of Chemistry and establishment of the Faculty of Information Technology since 1. 1. 2002, the range of the study areas has been widened so that, at present, the Brno University of Technology, as the only technical university in the Czech Republic, covers the whole spectrum of technical sciences: machine, civil and electrical engineering, architecture, chemistry, computer science, business and management, and design.
Since the beginning of the 1990s BUT has made numerous contacts and has started co-operation with universities abroad, particularly in Great Britain, France, Germany, Austria, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Italy, Sweden, Belgium, United States, etc. Organization of international conferences ranks among the most important activities.
More information about Brno University of Technology can be found on the website: http://www.vutbr.cz/en/
The Faculty of Business and Management is one of the TOP 5 universities in the Czech Republic in the field of economics. The courses are enriched by providing the knowledge and skills needed for managers of industrial enterprises or entrepreneurs. This faculty offers the study of bachelor's, master’s, and doctoral study programs in full-time and part-time form. With its research focus, it contributes to the expansion of knowledge and cultivation of the business sphere and thus fulfills the credo of the Faculty of Business - Prosperity and Humanity. The activities of this faculty were started in June 1993.
The following video will provide you with an insight into the philosophy and focus of the faculty: https://youtu.be/0ZsiFop0FVw
The Faculty of Business and Management consists of four main departments, which have different specializations.
Department of Informatics guarantees information, mathematical, statistical disciplines and methods of operational analysis, advanced analysis and modelling in business and public administration, risk management. The profile areas of the institute are ICT, Soft Computing and Business Intelligence to support decision-making and management processes in companies.
Department of Economics focuses on corporate financial management, business, accounting, securities, and banking. These areas are further deepened by the selection of specializations. The aim is to educate highly qualified professionals with a broad perspective in the field of finance and business and banking.
Department of Management provides education in the field of management, marketing, social science disciplines, production and logistics management.
Department of Finance provides knowledge in the areas of taxes, accounting and financial analysis of companies.
In the following link we offer you the possibility of a virtual tour of the faculty: https://youtu.be/QMWjHRFxuFE?t=367
Brno is a city in Moravia close to Czechia’s borders with Austria and Slovakia. Brno is the capital of the South-Moravia region, with nearly 400 000 inhabitants. It is the country’s second largest city after Prague and the largest city of Moravia. City centre with its cafes resembles Wien. You can get anywhere within half an hour by tram. And if you take your bike and go outside the city, you will find beautiful nature all around. Trade fairs are not the only reason to visit Brno. The city boasts quite many architectural landmarks and enjoys a rich cultural life. For example, Špilberk Castle is one of the main landmarks dominating the cityscape of the Moravian metropolis or Villa Tugendhat which is a pioneering example of modernist architecture in Europe. In 2001 Villa Tugendhat was inscribed by UNESCO in the World Heritage List. Brno is the centre of research and innovation. Especially for BUT students Brno is a real blessing because many research centres have their seat here – e.g., CEITEC or Materials Research Centre.
The history of Brno dates back to the 9th century. The Bohemian king Wenceslas I confirmed basic city rights and privileges to the city in the year 1243. After the successful defence of the city against Swedish in the period of the
Thirty Years War, Brno has become the capital of Moravia. Trade production and prospering commerce established the pre-requisite for the expansion of the city and at the beginning of the 19th century; Brno became one of the largest centers of textile and then machinery industries. Development of the city in the Inter-War Period (1919 - 1939) was influenced mainly by industry.
The Modern Movement also known as functionalism was an architectural style that is remarkable for Brno in this period. The unique functionalist architecture in Brno includes an icon of functionalism, Villa Tugendhat, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, which is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Notable people have worked in the city: the composers Leoš Janáček, and Erich W. Korngold were born here; mathematician and philosopher Kurt Gödel; world famous physicist Ernst Mach; W.A. Mozart as well as Bedřich Smetana lived and gave concerts in Brno at some time.
Brno it is the seat of the Code of Administrative Justice, the Supreme Court of the Czech Republic, the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic and the Supreme Public Prosecutor's Office of the Czech Republic.
Brno is also the city with the highest number of universities. There are currently 6 universities with 27 faculties. The most well-known ones are Masaryk University, Brno University of Technology, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences and University of Defence.
More information about Brno can be found on the website: https://www.gotobrno.cz/en/
The Southern Moravia region offers a varied range of cultural, natural, and technical sights. Due to the fertile position of the region, attractive folklore and wine tourism have a tradition here. Viticulture in Southern Moravia belongs to the oldest in Europe, as vines have been grown here since the Celtic times. Not only the vineyards and famous wine cellars and cellar alleys attract people to visit, but also wine expositions, exhibitions, fairs and wine harvest festivals.
More information about the Souther Moravia Region: Source: https://www.south-moravia.com/en/; https://ticbrno.cz/en.